Mr. Burns revokes the dental plan from the power plant's union contract, and when Homer realizes that he'll now have to pay for Lisa's new braces, he leads the power plant employees on a strike, while Mr. Burns struggles to put an end to the rioting. Written by
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Homer's imagination of a life of organized crime is based on Don Fanucci's first appearance in The Godfather Part II, accepting donuts rather than a necklace and an orange. See more
The nitrous oxide cylinder at the end of the episode is marked N²O. Chemical formulas use subscript for numbers, at least nowadays (the original Berzeluis notation used superscript and was still used during the first half of the 20th century). See more
Who is that firebrand, Smithers?
That's Homer Simpson.
Simpson, eh? New man?
He thwarted your campaign for governor, you ran over his son, he saved the plant from meltdown, his wife painted you in the nude...
Doesn't ring a bell.
Union Strike Folk Song
Written by Jay Kogen
, Jeff Martin
, and Wallace Wolodarsky
Performed by Yeardley Smith See more